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  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016, 3:31 P.M.

    Iditarod snowmobiler, 76, savors Alaska experience

    A couple of weeks ago when we checked in on Bob Jones, the Kettle Falls snowmobiler was in Alaska patching his bruised ego after crashing his machine twice on his …


  • THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 5:33 P.M.

    Doggone weather: Train full of snow arrives to aid Iditarod

    Alaska’s largest city is so hungry for snow, organizers of the famous Iditarod sled dog race were forced to ship tons of it by train Thursday and dramatically shorten the …


  • SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 2014

    Rail: Gonzaga host to Pacific

    Men’s hoops: Gonzaga’s busy week concludes tonight when WCC newcomer Pacific visits the McCarthey Athletic Center. The 24th-ranked Bulldogs (13-2, 3-0) will be playing their fourth conference game in eight …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 22, 2013

    Out & About: 5 more outdoor challenges

    Our winter challenge: 5 more ways to stay cool OUTDO – Last Sunday, outdoors editor Rich Landers challenged readers to live large this winter, encouraging you to try at least …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013

    Iditarod fatigue: Seeing elephants in the snow

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – There comes a time during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race when fatigue can turn Alaska’s frozen landscape into an unlikely habitat for an elephant that really …


  • SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012

    Alaska bound: Iditarod Trail source love-hate relationship with snowmobiles

    After snowmobiling 1,414 miles along the Iditarod Trail, Bob Jones said life is especially sweet back home in Kettle Falls. “I’m a free man,” he said. “I sold my snowmobiles …


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